Active working dogs that were certified by a formal training program or organization or were currently enrolled in a formal training program participated in the program.
Dr. Robert L. Peiffer Jr. of the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services,
Langhorne, Pa., takes a look at Eagle while his owner watches.(Courtesy of
Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services)
The AVMA Executive Board voted to endorse the event at its April meeting (see JAVMA, May 15, 2009).
This was the second year for the program. Plans for next year are already under way, with next year's event likely to take place again during the first week of May. For more information, visit www.acvoeyeexam.org.